If you have never before visited a chiropractor you are in for a treat. Unlike traditional medical doctors where they are taught to diagnose and prescribe the appropriate medicine, chiropractors are much more hands-on and involved in their patients care via the use of natural adjustment methods, vitamins, herbs, and nutrition as well as other alternative modalities.
As with any doctor, you will be asked to fill out forms covering your medical history, your insurance coverage and your symptoms that are presenting currently. Your chiropractor may then also write you a referral for X-rays in many cases to see what is really going on at a base visual level.
Treatment is dependent on the patient’s age, physical state, and all injuries are taken into consideration. At the office of Dr. Jason Kaster prior to adjustment, the patient will have a relaxing session on the Hydromassage bed. This warm water low-pressure massage allows the muscles to begin to loosen which makes for an overall easier adjustment for the doctor and the patient.
Once the Hydrobed massage is complete you will be taken by a chiropractic assistant to your private treatment room where Dr. Kaster will meet you. He will talk with you to find out what your needs are and how you are feeling. The goal is to correct all subluxations in the body (misalignments) which can occur anywhere in the body, though most often originate in the spine itself.
Unlike the normal doctor’s office, you do not need to disrobe and continue to wear your own clothes for the full visit. You will be directed as to certain positions on the chiropractic adjustment table and the adjustments begin.
What does a chiropractic adjustment feel like?
It is important to breathe and relax your body allowing the repositioning to take place in your body through the manipulations. While everyone has their own experience and way of viewing things most people say that they hear the adjustment more than actually feeling it. The popping or crunching sound that some worry over isn’t the sound of bones crunching together what makes that noise is called a cavitation. It is the release of gas that makes the popping sound. Once the joint is opened up again by way of adjustment, the synovial fluids re-lubricate the joint and normal motion is restored.
Many times relief is able to start to be felt after just one treatment though some conditions do require multiple visits and adjustments. Regular chiropractic care can help keep your body in proper working order and allow you the best possible health throughout your lifetime.
If you are interested in learning more please peruse our site www.drkasters.com or give us a call if you have questions specific to your health issues, we would love to see you in our Naples or Fort Myers office for an appointment. 239-332-2555.
Chiropractor in Ft Myers, FL, and Naples, FL
Chiropractic care is a safe, alternative treatment when applied appropriately. Chiropractic treatments help in dealing with the symptoms of many conditions. Are you going to wait for your symptoms to be felt, or are you going to prevent it as soon as possible?
Dr. Jason B. Kaster, a chiropractor in Fort Myers and Naples, can help you and your family achieve their optimal health.